New Pine City Branch Librarian Named

“I’m so lucky to be entering a community that is so invested in its library, which cares about its success and its librarian,” says the new Pine City Branch Librarian, Sarah Biro.  She is overwhelmed by the warm welcome she has received and of course, working in the beautiful new library is wonderful.  Sarah received …

ECRL PRESENTS: Fool in a Mask Productions !

From June 28th through July 9th the library will present Fool in a Mask Productions in “The Amazing Adventures of Stuart Lindman and Other Short Plays”. Four young actors will perform in four short plays commissioned for the “Minnesota’s Greatest Generation Project”. This program is made possible through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and …

Library News from Hinckley

“Look What’s Cookin’ at your library” took on a whole new meaning as the delicious smell of stone soup filled the library this past Wednesday, July 2. Of course the soup had lots more than just a stone in it. 10 vegetables, plus beef, pasta, and seasonings were prepared under the watchful eyes of volunteers …

Visiting County Boards

This past Monday was the three-month anniversary of my first day at East Central Regional Library. The last three months have been good ones and how quickly they have flown by! One of my initial goals was to go to a meeting of the the County Board of Commissioners in each of our six counties. …

Sandstone patrons crafty

Crafters if all kinds are invited to the Sandstone Public Library every Tuesday evening from 6:30 until 8:00 p.m.. Knitters, spinners and weavers gather with other handy crafters to share projects and accumulate new ideas. It’s a great time and a great place to meet. One of our patrons made the positive comment that “Libraries …